Georgia - International and Long Distance Telecommunications Company
– was established in 1994 as a limited liability company, its
majority shareholder being the State of Georgia.
Purposes: to provide telephone services among cities and regions of
Georgia, as well as with foreign countries.
The Ministry of Transport
and Communications of Georgia - 40%
Long Distance Telecommunication
Centre (LDTC)ltd. – 11%
Telecommunications , Inc. (at the time of establishing Telecom Georgia
ltd named International Telcell Inc.) – 30% (USA)
Bulcom-C Ltd. (Cyprus)–
Partners’ Meeting of Telecom Georgia is the Supreme Body of
the Company to elect the President and appoint Director General of
In order to improve the Management of the Company, Telecom Georgia
was restructured in January, 2002. As a result of merging several
directorates the number of directorates has been reduced.
At the moment there are 6 directorates in the Company:
Market share of International operators in Georgia
Telecom Georgia on Telecommunications
According to December 2001 data Telecom Georgia maintains 34,06% of
the market, despite market distribution and the creation of competitive
environment. Annually it contributes 4-5 mil GEL to the State Budget
Telecom Georgia is a basic transit loop for private
and state-owned, as well as cellular telecommunication companies.
International outgoing traffic from almost the whole territory of
Georgia is passed via Tbilisi exchange of Telecom Georgia.
The Company has direct digital-satellite channels with the leading
operators and makes connection to all countries across the globe.
Telecom Georgia owns modern, high technology facilities, such as Signalling
7 system, SDH technology, EWSD –type digital exchange, etc.
Via digital satellite links Telecom Georgia has direct connections
with major international operators.
Traffic dynamics of Telecom Georgia
Basic structure of international traffic (incoming,
Information-billing system of Telecom Georgia serves:
300 000 subscribers
14 000 organizations
30 telecommunication companies
over 200 000 callings every day
Overall volume of services (traffic provided) rendered by Telecom
Georgia made 270 300 780 minutes in the year 2001.To connect the system
dial 007 or 98 87 13
Universal Prepaid Card from Telecom Georgia
Call anywhere in the world with Telecom Cards
To connect the system dial: 8-007, 44 10 07.
Special tariffs apply to phone calls made with Telecom Cards:
For detailed information call: 92 35 14, 98 87 13
Special Service Agreements
In case of pre-payment Telecom Georgia offers 15%discount on telephone
To conclude a special agreement you should meet the following conditions:
Your monthly deposit must make at least 200 GEL
You must use code 8-10, 8-10-0 for international and long distance
For additional information, please call: 98 71 91
Subscribers who dial code 8-10 for international calls and 8-10-0
for long-distance calls can:
pay for international and long-distance calls in 3 days after the
call is made
payment can be made by installments or on the basis of an agreement
the payment can be deferred without disconnecting your telephone
pay via Internet with UFC cards
follow up your debt through:
telephone number: 98 96 96
web site: www.telecom.ge
Via Internet you can also view the detailed account of your calls,
print it out and make payment in any payment or calling centre of
Telecom Georgia, Tbilisi branches of Georgian Post Bank and other
commercial banks (Bank Republic, United Georgian Bank, TBC Bank).
In case of claims please apply to 31, Rustaveli Ave (Customer Care
ISDN technology - Integrated
Services Digital Network
ISDN Technology makes it possible to establish two concurrent connections
over a single telephone line – at the same time you can make phone
calls and send/receive data.
Advantages of ISDN:
With ISDN you enjoy fastest, finest quality, exceptionally reliable
and efficient Internet, fax, videophone and videoconferencing.
Additional service forms (call diverting, blocking your phone with
your personal code, etc.)
Contact numbers: 98 87 13, 007
8-10-001 Access to the World Wide Web
Telecom Georgia provides the Internet service in any region of Georgia.
Our services comprise:
High Speed Connection (56Kbps)
Contact number: (+995 32) 92 36 62
A brief history and main
steps of development
Channels: Analogue via Russia, Digital via SPRINT (USA)
of EWSD type Exchange in Tbilisi (International and long distance)
of direct satellite digital channels with major international
operators - (Italy, Britain, AT&T(USA), Turkey)
of Long Distance Exchange of EWSD type in Kutaisi.
ARM-20 zonal and route analogue channels to Tbilisi EWSD Exchange.
of digital channels to Germany and Greece
West Georgia with Kutaisi Exchange.
of digital channels to MCI (USA)
of Tbilisi-Kutaisi Digital Radio Relay Line of SDH technology
Mobile Carriers and implementation of the roaming for them
International digital channels in all directions
in Tbilisi and Kutaisi Stations
of C7 signalling in Tbilisi - Kutaisi route
of C7 signalling in Tbilisi-Kutaisi route
of digital channels in direction of Turkey via TURKSAT satellite.
of international connections by means of C7 with BT, AT&T,
MCI, Türk Telekom A.Ž.
of direct analogue channels with Turkmenistan.
Tbilisi EWSD Exchange own customers capacity
of SMA1 Drop&Insert equipment in Alaverdi-Kutaisi R/R stations
implementation of ISDN technology in Georgia.
Upgrade of EWSD
exchange in Tbilisi
of Drop & Insert equipment on the existing radio relay line
for communication with regions
For the first
time in Georgia, introduction of ISDN (Integrated Services Digital
private domain name: www.telecom.ge
digital channels with Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Germany
via fibre-optic cable
of radio relay line Kutaisi-Senaki-Poti;
system and HCD service.
digital channels with Ukraine and Belorus via fibre-optic cable